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On the Edge
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Cybersecurity in a Global World

As the number of Internet users and connected devices explodes, the emerging economies around the world take on increasing importance. How we cooperate globally today will shape the cybersecurity threat for the future, warns Microsoft’s chief security advisor.
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Massive Layoffs: Still a Skills Shortage?

The oil and gas industry is facing significant job cutbacks. Considering that fact, fewer companies name the skills shortage as a barrier to growth, according to DNV GL’s latest survey results. But that doesn’t mean they can ignore the issue.
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Alliance to Foster Internet of Things Interoperability
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Alliance to Foster Internet of Things Interoperability

The Open Interconnect Consortium and the Industrial Internet Consortium have reached an agreement focusing on the interoperability technology to support an industrial grade Internet of Things architectural framework.
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How Automation Professionals Use iPads for Business

A survey reveals how automation professionals are using iPads and other tablet computers for accessing information. New Automation World apps build on the trends.
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Product
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RobotStudio Palletizing PowerPac

New programming software merges the features and benefits of a graphic system simulation tool with application programming software.
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Frequency Analysis Software

Frequency Analysis Software (FAS) allows tuning of servo control systems in the frequency domain, which is often preferred for systems with resonances or when the design engineer is comfortable
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5 EMI Core Functions

AMR Research, now part of Gartner and a Boston-based analyst firm, has identified five core functions every Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence application should possess:
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More Sausages Plus More Safety

Despite increasing levels of automation, there is still considerable human-machine interaction in packaging, and modern safety equipment suppliers are striving to make that interaction both productive
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Network Scanner/Recorder

The IntraVUE Plug is a hardware/software solution that can plug directly into any Ethernet network to monitor networks where there is no local computer available or isolated OEM or I/O networks
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Bringing Safety into the Productivity Equation

Modern safety standards, along with trends in networking, are enabling the safety function to have a positive impact on operational efficiency while also safeguarding people and property.
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NEMA Type 4X / IP66 Inverter

New NEMA Type 4X / IP66 inverter brings the benefits of smart, easy-to-use motor control to demanding applications like food and beverage processing, conveying, fan/pump control, and metalworking.
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Join the Discussion

Brass tacks. Nuts and bolts. Immediate problems and issues occasionally surface from time-to-time for operation personnel in factory and plant settings.
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